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FACT - Friends of Alum Creek and Tributaries

FACT - Friends of Alum Creek and Tributaries

Volunteers working to preserve and protect the quality & beauty of the Alum Creek watershed and promote environmentally responsible recreation, educational opportunities, & citizen participation at many levels.

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Another invasive plant that needs removal. ... See MoreSee Less

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Great experience. I took a bike ride on the alum creek trail and Inniswood needs some trash cleanup

Happy April. Here's Ohio DNR 1 minute video showing off our State's native plants and flowers. ... See MoreSee Less

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In celebration, we should all take an hour or two to remove invasive plants, especially honeysuckle!

Reduce your grass lawn footprint, instead plant native trees, and wildflowers. Add natural green habitat preserves, watershed protection buffers. Please remove invasive species like honeysuckle, garlic mustard, Bradford Callery pear trees, others that crowd out native plants. ohiodnr.gov/wps/portal/gov/odnr/discover-and-learn/plants-trees/invasive-plants/invasive-plants

FACT is presently updating our email list; the only e-means outside of this FaceBook Page to communicate directly to you about volunteer events, watershed issues and FACT needs. Please visit www.friendsofalumcreek.org bottom of home page 'Subscribe to Updates' or email your request to info@friendsofalumcreek.org - if you haven't received an email from us this year. We really don't send many emails to to our subscribers, members, supporters, municipalities, businesses, partners. Your contact info is not shared and you may unsubscribe at anytime. Thanks for your help. ... See MoreSee Less

FACT is presently updating our email list; the only e-means outside of this FaceBook Page to communicate directly to you about volunteer events, watershed issues and FACT needs. Please visit www.friendsofalumcreek.org  bottom of home page Subscribe to Updates or email your request to info@friendsofalumcreek.org  - if you havent received an email from us this year. We really dont send many emails to to our subscribers, members, supporters, municipalities, businesses, partners.  Your contact info is not shared and you may unsubscribe at anytime. Thanks for your help.Image attachment

Q. How many Great Blue Herons do you see in the wide picture?

FACT president Dick Lorenz shared this photo of the magnificent birds seen recently in some large trees along the Alum Creek corridor in Westerville. A heron rookery (cluster of nests) is about 1/4 mile upstream from this location.

[For those that need extra help zooming in, a couple zoom/cropped pictures are also included.]

Bonus question: Is there a special term for a group of herons?
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Q. How many Great Blue Herons do you see in the wide picture?  FACT president Dick Lorenz shared this photo of the magnificent birds seen recently in some large trees along the Alum Creek corridor in Westerville.  A heron rookery (cluster of nests) is about 1/4 mile upstream from this location.  [For those that need extra help zooming in, a couple zoom/cropped pictures are also included.]  Bonus question: Is there a special term for a group of herons?Image attachmentImage attachment

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There is usually one on Alum Creek during warm weather in the area between Columbus and Bexley.

hint: if it's perched on a wire, it's not a heron...

late season winterscapes within our watershed. Westerville Boyer, Columbus Innis, Easton. ... See MoreSee Less